“By the Sweat of Our Brows”

African-American history event at Historic Brattonsville

McCONNELLS, SC – Honor the African-American legacy from enslavement to today at “By the Sweat of Our Brows,” 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Historic Brattonsville.

Records show that in 1843 the Bratton plantation was home to 139 enslaved souls. More than 150 years later, their descendants have come together to help visitors to Historic Brattonsville travel on the journey begun by their ancestors.

Powerful theatrical presentations, a shape-note singing performance and hands-on activities will help visitors experience history. Bratton plantation descendants will lead bus tours of area African-American history sites. Traditional Southern food and handcrafted merchandise will be available for purchase.

COST Adults, $8; Seniors, $6; Youth ages 4-17, $4; ages 3 and younger free. Members receive a $2 discount.

“By the Sweat of Our Brows”
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12
Historic Brattonsville
1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, SC

The Culture & Heritage Museums are managed by the York County Culture and Heritage Commission (CHC), chartered in 1997 by the York County, South Carolina, Council. The Culture and Heritage Foundation supports the CHC, its museums and the future museum being developed on the Catawba River at I-77.